The user is allowed three attempts to enter the correct password. If
they fail the computer is "locked" and must be switched off.
Turning the computer on again restarts the sequence.
To delete a power-on password:
In the Power-on Password dialog, choose the Delete Power-on
◊ A dialog asks you to confirm that you want to delete the
existing power-on password.
The administrator password works in exactly the same way as a
power-on password. If you define both an administrator and a
power-on password, the computer only allows you to enter Setup if
you enter the Administrator's password.
Certain features can be set or enabled automatically when the
Keyboard Numlock State
If set to "On" (default), the keys on the numeric keypad (on the
right-hand side of the keyboard) will produce numbers when
pressed. If "Off", these keys provide cursor control functions
This sets the speed (frequency) at which a pressed key will repeat;
either "Fast" (default) or "Normal".
If this is "Disabled", POST will look for and test the diskette drive,
and report an error if the drive is faulty or missing. If "Enabled",
POST will omit the test and continue, provided that another boot
device is available (i.e. the hard disk drive).
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MS660 OWNER'S HANDBOOK